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Joint Training on Numerical Modelling of Highly Flexible Structures for Industrial Applications

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 860124

Status

Ongoing project

  • Start date

    1 October 2019

  • End date

    30 September 2023

Funded under:

H2020-EU.1.3.1.

  • Overall budget:

    € 3 637 686,96

  • EU contribution

    € 3 637 686,96

Coordinated by:

MARTIN-LUTHER-UNIVERSITAET HALLE-WITTENBERG

Germany

Objective

Virtual prototyping is a cornerstone in modern product development cycles: It accelerates the design process, reduces costs and improves product performance and quality. Highly flexible slender structures like yarns, cables, hoses or ropes are essential parts of high-performance engineering systems. The complex response of such structures in real operational conditions is far beyond the capabilities of current virtual prototyping tools.

There is a pressing need for a new generation of young scientists capable of solving fundamental problems related to slender structures and transferring results to applications. THREAD addresses the mechanical modelling, mathematical formulations and numerical methods for highly flexible slender structures. It brings mechanical engineers and mathematicians together around major challenges in industrial applications and open-source simulation software development. It establishes an innovative modelling chain starting from detailed 3D modelling and experimental work to build validated 1D nonlinear rod models, which are then brought to a system-level simulation thanks to the outstanding numerical properties of the developed algorithms. This holistic approach combines advanced concepts in experimental and theoretical structural mechanics, non-smooth dynamics, computational geometry, discretisation methods and geometric numerical integration and will enable the next generation of virtual prototyping.

The ESRs will receive comprehensive local and network-wide training covering state-of-the-art research topics as well as valuable transferable skills. They will benefit from close cooperation with twelve industrial partner organisations implementing a comprehensive programme of research secondments and contributing their experience. As a main objective of THREAD, interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral training boosts the career development of young researchers and supports them to solve future challenges.
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Coordinator

MARTIN-LUTHER-UNIVERSITAET HALLE-WITTENBERG

Address

Universitaetsplatz 10
6108 Halle (Saale)

Germany

Activity type

Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

EU Contribution

€ 252 788,40

Participants (11)

UNIVERSITE DE LIEGE

Belgium

EU Contribution

€ 512 640

NORGES TEKNISK-NATURVITENSKAPELIGE UNIVERSITET NTNU

Norway

EU Contribution

€ 584 684,64

CENTRALESUPELEC

France

EU Contribution

€ 274 802,04

UNIVERSIDAD DE SEVILLA

Spain

EU Contribution

€ 250 904,88

UNIVERSITAET INNSBRUCK

Austria

EU Contribution

€ 264 207,24

SVEUCILISTE U RIJECI, GRADEVINSKI FAKULTET U RIJECI

Croatia

EU Contribution

€ 237 367,08

FRIEDRICH-ALEXANDER-UNIVERSITAET ERLANGEN NUERNBERG

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 252 788,40

FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 252 788,40

C3M DOO, CENTER ZA RACUNALNISTVO VMEHANIKI KONTINUUMA - MODELIRANJE IN TRZENJE

Slovenia

EU Contribution

€ 239 956,92

ECOLE NATIONALE SUPERIEURE D'ARTS ET METIERS

France

EU Contribution

€ 274 802,04

UNIVERZA V LJUBLJANI

Slovenia

EU Contribution

€ 239 956,92

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 860124

Status

Ongoing project

  • Start date

    1 October 2019

  • End date

    30 September 2023

Funded under:

H2020-EU.1.3.1.

  • Overall budget:

    € 3 637 686,96

  • EU contribution

    € 3 637 686,96

Coordinated by:

MARTIN-LUTHER-UNIVERSITAET HALLE-WITTENBERG

Germany